This recipe caught my eye immediately when I saw it in my cookbook. It offers three of my favorite food ingredients: plenty of spices, rice and peas. One new spice I cooked with was ground cloves. It definitely added a unique taste to the dish. I was worried that there weren't enough spice quantities for the dish to taste amazing. However, somehow, with less than entire tablespoon of mixed spices, it tasted very spicy. If this dish looks interesting to you, you can find it in the Vegetarian Gourmet's Easy International Recipes book. It's topped with fresh cilantro to give it an extra boost of flavor!